A very common way to try to discredit an argument is to exaggerate it, ignore distinctions an author makes, and/or change carefully qualified claims into bizarre absolutes.
It’s been known for some time that bacteria evade antibiotics by mutating the target of the antibiotic, often at a cost to themselves.
“The case that human language develops step by step through natural selection is weakened by the fact that no single language gene has ever been discovered.”
Why not treat the whole genome as functional? This is a radical concept, but perhaps the focus on genes distorts our understanding.
The implication of design, while no doubt unintended, is so powerful it almost doesn’t need to be spelled out.